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Capacity Building for Tobacco Cessation to Improve Tuberculosis Treatment Outcomes in Uganda

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Title: Capacity Building for Tobacco Cessation to Improve Tuberculosis Treatment Outcomes in Uganda

A competent needs-based health workforce, aligned to local priorities is essential to addressing the increasing Non-Communicable Diseases in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) such as Uganda. Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) and the Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa (CTCA), pioneer a training for health professionals on integrating tobacco cessation services into TB services in Kampala, Uganda. The training is premised on a research Project on Integrating Tobacco cessation into TB Programs using mHealth Solutions funded by National Institutes of Health (NIH) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID).


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